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Specifications and Pricing

My Standard Classical Guitar is built with the following materials:

• Sides and Back - Indian Rosewood.
• Top -Englemann Spruce, Western Red Cedar
• Neck - Spanish Cedar, Mahogany.
• Fingerboard - African Ebony.
• Bridge - Brazilian Rosewood.
• Nut and Saddle - Bone.
• Tuners – Gotoh Premium, Gilbert, or Sloan.

Optional woods for sides and back include Brazilian Rosewood, Honduras Rosewood, Maple, Port Orford Cedar.. Please inquire about amount of up charge.


I am currently building two body sizes - Standard and Small:

 
STANDARD BODY SIZE
SMALL BODY SIZE
Lower Bout
14 3/4”
375 mm
14 9/16”
370.25 mm
Upper Bout
11 3/16”
284 mm
11”
279.25 mm
Waist
9 11/16”
246 mm
9 1/2”
241.25 mm
Body Length
19 3/8”
492 mm
19 3/16”
487.25 mm
Depth @ Bottom
4 1/16”
103 mm
3 7/8”
98.5 mm
Depth @ Neck
3 13/16”
97 mm
3 5/8”
92.1 mm

Other Standard Measurements:

• Scale length – 650 mm.
• Neck width at the nut – 53 mm.
• Neck thickness at the 9th fret – 23.5 mm.
• Neck thickness at the 1st fret - 21.5 mm.
• String spacing at bridge – 57 mm.

Please note: Measurements may be adjusted to the player’s requirements. Available scale lengths include 640mm, 645mm, 655mm, and 660mm.

My current finish is French polish of shellac on the entire instrument. I am no longer doing nitrocellulose lacquer finishes.

Price for Standard Guitar: $8000.00. Price includes a Hiscox ProII hard shell case.

• 7-string guitar add $700.
• 8-string guitar add $1000.
• Mother of Pearl 'Torres Tribute' Rosette-No Extra Charge
• Relief-carved and Stippled Headstock-No Extra Charge

There is no extra charge for a 7th fret position marker (MOP) or 20th fret.


Call for information about the current waiting period. Please inquire about special upgrades, for example: tuners, cases, or custom-designed guitars. Prices for flamenco guitars are the same as for the standard classical.

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